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Medical device industry facing multi-billion hit from new tariffs

As the world’s largest manufacturer of medical devices, the U.S. industry faces a $5 billion hit from new Trump administration tariffs, it is predicted by experts, out of a total $50 billion market effect for the first year.  A tariff is a tax on imports or exports between sovereign states.  These tariffs are expected to…

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Radiology and Professionalism: Part 1 Dealing with burnout

How to feel better about your job in Radiology Recent headlines seem to be screaming at radiology professionals: “Stop burnout in radiology before it starts” and “Burnout busters propose solutions at radiology leadership event” and “Common situations in radiology that cause burnout.” If you don’t feel burned out now, reading about it may cause another…

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How poor health literacy affects radiology

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. It is dependent on a number of personal and institutional factors, including communication skills, extent knowledge…

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